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We were dubious about visiting Iceland during the height of the season so couldn't believe our luck to have this hotel virtually to ourselves! The town is very small and there is a lack of eating... more
Reviewed 4 October 2012
Old, but clean
Don't have the same experience as the other reviewers. We basically were the only guests in the hotel. We haven't had dinner here, but we did stay here for one night. It's not a very inspiring town... more
Easy to find right on the main road by the docks. There is no office but the number to call is clearly posted on a buzzer box; after 2 calls the manager promptly arrived within 10 minutes and showed... more
Reviewed 25 October 2017
My family of four was extremely comfortable in the spacious and cozy apartment. It was clean and stylish and even had a washing machine and a dryer, which was very useful (my kids are 5 and 6). We... more
As you drive to Eskifjordur, it feels like it can't be correct. It feels like you're heading to nowhere, possible an industrial area, like you must've missed your turn. Then, you finally get there... more
Reviewed 29 June 2017
Although from the outside i did not like the hotel. There was a big surprise waiting inside. They gave us an extra room just because we wanted one extra bed. They're friendly and it's very... more
Hotel is of the expected quality of the Foss group. Our room looked out onto the fjord so we had a great view in a very comfortable room. Hotel has lots of history associated with the days of French... more
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A very charming hotel
While travelling through Iceland, we stayed at the Fosshotel Eastfjords for one night. We had chosen this hotel as we preferred not to stay in Egilsstaðir.
Due bad weather, we arrived late at night... more
We arrived at 21:00, and even though the restaurant closed at 8:30 they were available to serve us. The room was spacious and very clean, bathroom was clean as well. The hot tub and sauna were... more
Reviewed 30 April 2017
In an area where you don't find much else for a good price it's a very good option. Very nice lady made us a warm soup even if kitchen was already closed at 20.15. Breakfast was nice and had a good... more
I arrived literally in the middle of the night by ferry and a lovely member of staff offered pick-up-service. The building is an historical wooden house and the furniture is well chosen and fit... more
Reviewed 1 December 2017
I wish we had a few more nights in this beautiful location. Seydisfjordur is secluded fjord with a quaint, hip little village in it; hotel Aldan has a few villas right beside the lake. The restaurant... more
I phoned 2 days before to ask if they have vegan options and they said they make me something, I got nice dinner and good whine. The staff was very friendly and even if the place had a lot of guests... more
Reviewed 6 October 2017
Clean, comfy and incredible views
Highly recommend this hotel if travelling around the East coast of Iceland. Don't be put off by the outside, inside this is a very clean, spacious apartment that has a great kitchen, comfy beds and... more
Great breakfast spread on our ring road trip so far. Arriving late in the evening after heavy snow and there is no visible sign board, need to look out for the hotel. Room decorations are dated and... more
Reviewed 2 November 2017
Great breakfast but old room
One of the best breakfasts we had during our 2 weeks ring road trip last year. Good location to stop overnight. The room that was given to us however was very old and small, unlike other reviews... more
The hotel was fairly standard for icelandair hotels. Clean, quiet, comfortable, and well decorated in a simple style. Friendly staff as usual as well. You can’t go wrong with icelandair hotels... more
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoyable Stay at Icelandair Hotel
Totally enjoyed staying at this hotel. It is fairly standard, but hey, what else do you need? There is an elevator (!) and the room we got was clean, well lit and decorated in the typical spartan... more
Stayed here for a night while traveling the ring road. The hotel is newly renovated and absolutely beautiful. Rooms were big for Icelandic standards and the bathroom had an awesome walk in shower... more
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gistihusid Lake Hotel Review
We arrived as part of a travel group of 16. This is a larger and professionally run hotel (compared to others in remoter areas in Iceland). There were 3 floors, a restaurant and a spa (pay... more
We were in the hostel, very clean and comfy bed as well. Good facilities to cook etc. Shame breakfast was not included ;) handy to town. Would stay again. Friendly lady drove her car to show us the... more
Reviewed 25 July 2017
GREAT location, nice concept, suitable for a few nights
Jamal (Luxury Travel Camel) and I stayed at Hótel Framtíð for the night of 23 June 2017. The hotel has a wonderful location overlooking the harbor right in front of the hotel. The hotel is situated... more
We opted for this property as it had nice reviews, however we didn't realize it's about a 20 to 30 minute drive from Egilsstadir. Not a big deal as we weren't planning on spending time in town but... more
Reviewed 22 December 2017
New in traditional surroundings
We stayed in a new annex to the building housing the reception. The room was fine but I was astonished to see that there is no shelf in the bathroom for toothbrushes, razors etc. Maybe it had not yet... more
We stayed here in early August. It was the only accommodation that we could get at the time of booking that had an ensuite. Hotel Edda is a school during the winter months. The room was clean... more
Reviewed 24 August 2017
Bad experience in the restaurant
We ordered a two course menu for two big groups of 61 people. Soup+lamb which costed 5200 kr each.
Yet the portion was so little for both soup and lamb. (4 or 5 spoon of soups, appetizer size lamb... more
A real surprise the hotel ,at the end of the town is new clean but simple . So much so that there is no tv in the room ,no in room coffe or tea either . The floor is the simplest plastic -linoleum... more
Reviewed 20 August 2017
Viisited 06JUL2017- Excellent Customer Service, Good facilities, and best breakfasst
We stayed one night on our self drive trip to Iceland. As I mentioned best services offered plus Manager was kind enough to drove us back over 92 to nearby road as we felt scary to drive on 92 upon... more
Room was nice and clean with good beds. Breakfast was good with egg and bacon, many choices.On the down side was that the floor in the bathroom is a little higher than the room floor and its easy to... more
Reviewed 26 November 2017
Very comfortable and quiet..
Our tour group stayed here last week, a lovely introduction to Iceland. Rooms and beds were very comfortable. Only complaint for some - no elevators and all rooms are on the second floor.
We had... more
A great place to enjoy a dinner, maybe a couple of drinks, with family and friends. The food is not bad, great enough for a small restaurant in such town; it also provides a warm atmosphere for a... more
Reviewed 20 May 2017
Steps away from the harbor! Very hospitable!
Lovely modern rooms! Very clean and cozy. Our hostess Sandra was welcoming, warm and wonderful. She even provided corkage for our champagne bottle at no extra charge. Breakfast is included. Highly... more
Unfortunately we stayed on a Friday night when the locals seem to visit the adjoining pub for fun. We were wondering what the locals did for fun when we arrived around 7pm but soon found out when the... more
Reviewed 21 June 2016
Wonderful overnight stay in this guesthouse located near the entrance to Eskifjordur. Room rates are very reasonable compared to similar accommodations seen or stayed in during our 10 day trip... more
i like this place as the room and kitchen were spacious. shared bathroom and toilet, but i wish they separate ladies and mens in the future for more privacy. there is thai restaurant in the same... more
Reviewed 2 October 2017
It is a small cozy guesthouse but needs some upgrade! The guesthouse was little out dated and could use some face lift. The beds were comfy and a a nice location. This is a great place for only... more
If you are fortunate enough to visit the East Fjords, you must put this gem on your list. We stayed in one of the red cottages and it was one of our favorite spots over our 13 day trip. The... more
Reviewed 11 August 2017
What an amazing weekend!
Although we had a misunderstanding and received a room instead of a cabin this was an amazing stay! Not only were we able to do laundry without paying an extra fee but also cooked in the guest houses... more
This guesthouse is very neat. The family running it is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are really nice and kept well. The two bathrooms are very clean and spacious. The breakfast was one of the... more
Reviewed 20 February 2017
Amazing and friendly environment
Highly recommended for every aspect. Elin is extremely helpful and comprehensive.
I would definitely suggest this accomodation to whoever will pass through there during their trip in Iceland. Hope... more
We had a dinner here. Cod and artic really Well cocked and a soup of the day. I suggested it for dinner for sure. The owner is a very nice guy.
For sure it's a good Place to eat.
Reviewed 12 August 2016
We were staying up the road but decided to have a meal here. It was a beautiful home cooked meal. We had pan fried cod and Arctic char. The cod was cooked to perfection as was the Arctic char. The... more
The photo of the blue and white hotel behind the flower border is nothing like the reality of the car park and a building that doesn't look like it has been decorated in 20 years. It's clean inside... more
Reviewed 11 June 2017
We booked the hotel, but it was closed when we arrived!
We booked the hotel via a travel organisation. When we arrived at the hotel however, it turned out to be closed! Luckily, we could see a cleaner through the window and after knocking on the window... more
We booked this hotel through a travel agent and when we arrived the owner didn't have the reservation. He had to search for it and finally found it. Not sure if we got the rate we were supposed to... more
Reviewed 29 March 2017
Clean, friendly and helpfull
We stayed here for one night last summer. There were 14 of us and we booked rooms both with and without private bathrooms. The rooms were clean, but dated. The whole house was quite dated (but very... more
nothing special, breakfast was nice, no staff at reception (keys were waiting at reception an nobody was there when we left)
rooms ok, nothing more, most gave out on a common room with plays etc... more
Reviewed 2 September 2017
Really excellent stay!
Really cute room, lots of room, and surprisingly new. Very spacious, comfortable beds, good breakfast (but not exceptionally so). Well appointed bath. Attached restaurant good as well, and serving... more
Upon arrival, the owner was not on location and there was no note on where or how to check in. Other guests who happened to arrive back told us where to go. Not a good first impression... more
Reviewed 25 August 2017
Myself & a friend stayed here. The room worked out at €165 for the night. This is what we got for our money...we arrived and only for other guests, we were told to cross the street to check-in. We... more
We stayed here for 2 nights and used it as our base for exploring the east fjords. It’s in a very small town with nothing much except for the Petra stone collection.
The owner was very nice. The... more
Reviewed 22 September 2017
Saxa Guesthouse was okay for our two night stay during our road trip around Iceland. Too bad the cafe was closed, but the owner advised us to have dinner at Brekkan across the street and this was... more
This place had pretty much all you need. A pretty big room, with a nice bed. Small kitchen area, with all the necessary kitchen equipment, small dining area with a TV: All in all a pretty good place... more
Reviewed 23 August 2016
I went to this place as a last solution. I found it a little expensive. The facilities are all decent, it all works but doesn't look entirely new. The place does have a certain charm to it, and if... more
Old place. Good location but that is about the only good thing.
We stayed here in late August on our ring road trip. The village itself is nice and charming and picturesque but this hotel was none of that. An old building that is one of the Hotel Aldans places... more
Reviewed 24 August 2017
Old fashioned but adequate
This is part of Hótel Aldan, which means that the reception and breakfast room are in another part of the town about 150 metres away. The concept just about works if it is not raining!
Our room... more
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Austurvegur 3, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland
Austurvegur 3, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland
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